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From the Ted Talk by Mena Trott: Meet the founder of the blog revolution

Unscramble the Blue Letters

And the last story I really want to tell is this story, because this is probably the one that means the most to me in all of what I'm doing. I'll probably get cokehd up, because I tend to when I talk about this. So, this woman, her name was Emma, and she was a blogger on our srecvie, TypePad. And she was a beta tester, so she was there right when we opened — you know, there was 100 people. And she wrote about her life daienlg with cenacr. She was writing and writing, and we all started reading it, because we had so few blogs on the service, we could keep track of everyone.

Open Cloze

And the last story I really want to tell is this story, because this is probably the one that means the most to me in all of what I'm doing. I'll probably get ______ up, because I tend to when I talk about this. So, this woman, her name was Emma, and she was a blogger on our _______, TypePad. And she was a beta tester, so she was there right when we opened — you know, there was 100 people. And she wrote about her life _______ with ______. She was writing and writing, and we all started reading it, because we had so few blogs on the service, we could keep track of everyone.

Solution

  1. service
  2. dealing
  3. choked
  4. cancer

Original Text

And the last story I really want to tell is this story, because this is probably the one that means the most to me in all of what I'm doing. I'll probably get choked up, because I tend to when I talk about this. So, this woman, her name was Emma, and she was a blogger on our service, TypePad. And she was a beta tester, so she was there right when we opened — you know, there was 100 people. And she wrote about her life dealing with cancer. She was writing and writing, and we all started reading it, because we had so few blogs on the service, we could keep track of everyone.

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